Work / Life Balance for Caregivers – Key to Successful Care and Life

Many family caregivers juggle a senior loved one’s needs, children, spouses and a job outside the home. Imagine the amount of juggling required every day to make everyone happy — probably everyone other than the caregiver, that is! Did you know that almost 25.5 million Americans who care for someone 50 and over are also working? In 2012 a … Read more

Caregiver to Caregiver Support – Get Help Then Give to Pay It Forward

Many caregivers find themselves in the role of their lifetime. They enjoy the sense of purpose and fulfillment that caring for a senior loved one gives them. Sometimes, however, we could all use a little help from our friends (or even strangers!). You may feel that your caregiving responsibilities can be more than you can … Read more

Emotions Common to Family Caregivers – You Are Not Alone in Feeling Them

Caregivers provide nurturing to their loved ones at a time when they are needed. No one asks us to stop everything and care for them. Caring for others comes from the kindness deep within us and we evolve into the role. Unless a catastrophic event occurs thrusting us into becoming a family caregiver, we often … Read more

Giving Thanks for Family Caregivers

Family caregivers are special people whose contributions often go unrecognized but for whom we are most thankful. Giving of themselves to make better the lives of loved ones is often not easy, especially when challenged by Alzheimer’s Disease or other life-altering affliction. We want family caregivers to understand how special they and what they do … Read more